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Despite a grim outlook for American biodiversity, Trump has lifted protections for at-risk animals as part of his aggressive rollback of environmental rules.

Strong, dry wind events will keep fire danger high this week into the next.
A new bill from House Democrats turns to the oceans as a way to fight climate change, proposing to expand offshore wind while barring drilling along America’s coasts.
New polling indicates Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s climate plan is doing well with voters even as they are split on their support for fracking.
Wildfires, pine beetles and markets have left the once dominant industry in steep decline. Now’s the time to reinvent it, some say.

Ecuador's Indigenous movement has declared this month "Rebel October" to commemorate the violent 11-day anti-austerity protests last year that saw 11 people killed, 63 severely injured, and more than 1,300 protesters arrested.

Without migration, entire ecosystems would be at risk of collapse. But climate change is now impacting migratory patterns.

China delivered a diatribe against U.S. climate policies on Monday, saying that under President Trump, the United States "is widely viewed as a consensus-breaker and a troublemaker."

The White House has dismantled major climate and environmental policies focused on clean air, water, wildlife and toxic chemicals. Here’s how it adds up.

Given the annual threat to Florida, our citizens and the economy, we can no longer afford to allow this issue to be fractured across partisan lines. We must work as Floridians for Floridians to keep the beauty of Florida for everyone and forever.

Poland's largest utility has said it wants to get rid of its coal assets and invest in renewables, becoming carbon neutral by 2050.

Winter rains can temper Arizona's wildfire season, but monsoon rains shut them down. Unfortunately, this monsoon season was the second-driest ever.

The economics of renewable energy drive the cost and feasibility of climate policy - and they have dramatically shifted for the better. But the Democratic Party still faces the same coalition issues that doomed its effort more than a decade ago.

In the latest go-round in a continuing dispute, the oil giant's efforts to tear down the work may do the company more harm than good.

The Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act calls for urgent action on the issues facing our ocean and coasts.
What once happened only with a storm is now routine on fair-weather days due largely to climate-driven sea-level rise.

Earlier generations failed to base policy on science. Our communities are now dealing with the consequences of that failure.

The deep-red state is dealing with flooding, drought and hurricanes, but neither candidate has made climate change a priority.

In the Gulf of Maine, water temperatures are rising faster than anywhere else on the planet. And, like most everywhere else in the ocean, Maine's waters are also getting more acidic.

Throughout the past 30 years, the depths of the Antarctic Weddell Sea have warmed five times faster than the rest of the ocean at depths exceeding 2,000 metres, according to oceanographers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research.

Scientists predicted climate change would fuel the kind of devastating wildfires that California has seen this year. Except it wasn't expected to happen for decades.

A coalition of conservation groups is advocating for the establishment of three new marine protected areas (MPAs) in East Antarctica, the Antarctic Peninsula and the Weddell Sea.

The two presidential candidates couldn’t be further apart on their actions and plans for the environment.

ConocoPhillips agreed to buy Concho Resources for about $9.7 billion in stock, the largest shale industry deal since the collapse in energy demand earlier this year and one that will create a heavyweight driller in America's most prolific oil field.

Internal law enforcement documents from BlueLeaks show cops fixating on the specter of environmental attacks by foreign extremists.
Residents without housing in Los Angeles now also have to contend with Covid-19, record heat, and smoke-filled air from wildfires.
U.S. states hope to tap Canada’s network of large dams to meet low-carbon goals, but do better options exist closer to home?

Many forests are growing more combustible by the year because of climate change and a century of misguided fire suppression, as well as too little prescribed fire and thinning of forests.

Health workers see Vibrio as a rare danger, if they’ve heard of it at all. But it’s already causing more cases of flesh-eating disease. And it’s poised to get worse.
A proposed payroll tax on the Portland ballot invests in Black and Brown communities. But corporations like Nike that say they support racial equity oppose it. 
Introduced pests, pathogens and invasive species are causing immediate changes. Climate change also may shape the forest colors of the future.

Beijing blames Trump's 'negative stance' and 'poor track record' for undermining progress on an international climate accord.